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2023 Agenda

Wednesday, 1/25/2023

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Registration Check-in
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm "Welcome to One Happy Island" Reception- Festival Plaza (all full conference registered attendees welcome!)
Sponsored by Smith, Terry & Windle
7:00 pm Evening Free



Thursday, 1/26/2023

Note: All sessions will be held in the Convention Center unless otherwise Noted
8:00am - 11:00am Registration Check-in -Convention Center
8:00am - 8:45am
Attendee Breakfast (for general session participants)
Sponsored by Carolina CAT
8:30am - 10:30am Spouse/Guest Breakfast - Ocean Suites Pool Deck
Mimosas, Fine Jewelry, the savings, and the luxury experience, with speakers on Aruba sightseeing and tours; and A dive into the Aruba Culinary experience

8:45am - 10:00am Welcome Announcements
Annual Member Business Meeting
  • Board of Directors Chair Address
  • Board of Trustees Chair Address
  • Carolinas AGC President Address
10:00am - 10:30am Break - Sponsored by Peterson Consulting
10:30am - 11:30am Opening Keynote Address: "10 Do's and Don'ts in Business Development"
Hal Routh, Equalizer9
11:30am Enjoy the Day
7:00pm
Evening Free - Dinner on your own

9:00pm - 11:00pm FORVIS After Dinner Reception - Festival Plaza

Friday, 1/27/2023


Note: All sessions will be held in the Ballrooms unless otherwise noted
8:00 am - 10:00am Registration Check-In
8:00am - 8:45am Attendee Breakfast (for general session participants)
Sponsored by Carolina CAT
8:45am - 9:30am General Session: ARTBA Presentation
Sponsored by Carolina CAT
9:30am - 10:15am General Session: AGC President, Dan K. Fordice, III
Sponsored by Carolina CAT
10:15am - 10:45 am Break - Sponsored by Peterson Consulting
10:45am - 11:30am General Session: TBD
Facilitated by FORVIS
Sponsored by Carolina CAT

11:30 am
Enjoy Your Day
2:00pm - 4:00pm Bash on the Beach- Ocean Suites Beach (all full conference registered attendees Welcome!)
Sponsored by McGriff
7:00pm Evening Free - Dinner on your own


Saturday, 1/28/2023


Note: All sessions will be held in the Convention Center, unless otherwise noted. 
8:00 am - 11:00am
Registration Check-In
8:00am - 8:45am Attendee Buffet Breakfast (for general session participants)
Sponsored by Carolina CAT
8:45am - 9:30am Technology Session: "My Cybersecurity Nightmare"
Jeff DeRamus, Director of Information Technology with Shook Construction Co.
9:30am - 10:15am General Session: AGC Economic Report
Ken Simonson, Chief Economist - AGC of America
Sponsored by Rosen Hagood
10:15am - 10:30am Break - Sponsored by Peterson Consulting
10:30am - 11:30am Keynote Presentation: "Mastering Your Memory"
Tyler Enslin
11:30am - 11:40am Closing Remarks 
11:40am Enjoy your day
6:00pm - 6:45pm Pinnacle Reception (open to all attendees)
Convention Center, Pre Function Space
6:45pm - 7:45pm Pinnacle Dinner (open to all attendees)
Convention Center
7:45pm - 8:30pm Pinnacle Awards Celebration (open to all attendees)
Convention Center
Sponsored by Johnston, Allison & Hord and Greer Walker 
8:30pm - 8:45pm
Closing Comments
Convention Center
8:45pm End of Program



Sunday, 1/29/2023

11:00am Hotel Check-Out: Safe Travels